Sir Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble CBE.

  title={Sir Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble CBE.},
  author={Michael J. Duff and K. Stelle},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  • M. Duff, K. Stelle
  • Published 26 November 2020
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
Professor Tom Kibble was an internationally-renowned theoretical physicist whose contributions to theoretical physics range from the theory of elementary particles to modern early-universe cosmology. The unifying theme behind all his work is the theory of non-abelian gauge theories, the Yang-Mills extension of electromagnetism. One of Kibble's most important pieces of work in this area was his study of the symmetry-breaking mechanism whereby the force-carrying vector particles in the theory can… 

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